Somehow this episode felt like a great deal of set-up, with threads of conflict slowly being introduced to the overall plot. We’ve (very refreshingly) seen Seol and Yoo Jung talk things out several times now, that most dramas take ages to resolve, but there’s a growing note of discomfort that’s arisen in their relationship and it’s not Young Gon or Minsoo or the looming future, or even the obnoxious Inha (who by the looks of it will meet Seol tomorrow), it’s Yoo Jung himself.
(Yoo Jung’s parade sure was rained on)
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The episode I was waiting for finally came around and cleared up all but one question that’s been haunting the past four episodes (what happened to Inho’s hand?). I’m delighted by the amount of time we spent in Yoo Jung’s head today because it finally allows you get a feel for who he is (without other’s filters getting in the way) and he’s a squishy teddy bear. Okay, maybe not a teddy bear. A lion?
Continue reading “Cheese in the Trap Ep 5 Review (and falling for Yoo Jung)”
Yoo Jung sits next to Seol and gives her a wave. She waits for death. While Dr. Kang lectures on how they have to make the best of her class seeing as they’re paying ten times the tuition she did. Seol furtively packs her stuff and practically dashes out of class just as Yoo Jung prepares to ask her out for lunch.
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[Sit back people, because this is going to be a long one. Cheese in the Trap would give a psychologist a field day. Interactions are more than what they seem and my fingers are just about dead. I hope you enjoy it though!]
We start off with our completely stoned heroine, Hong Seol (Kim Go Eun), being shaken out of approaching unconscious by her best friend Jang Bora (Park Minji( who tells her to stop drinking. Seol proceeds to ignore her friend and down another, mentally yelling that she’s tried and has had enough. She points to someone we don’t see, saying that it’s all his fault.
Seol then half-collapses and drunkenly (and cutely) says that she’s going to drop out of school. Bora wonders what on earth she’s going on about while the cutie with them Kwon Euntaek (Nam Joohyuk) cutely imitates her aegyo. They decide to take her home before she embarrasses herself but it’s too late. Seol’s more focused on where the object of her irritation has gone and searches for where he is. She finds him… Continue reading “Cheese in the Trap Ep 1 Recap (and Yoo Jung the mysterious and eerie)”
Heaven know why but I”m more nervous than Jisung as to the outcome of tonight’s drama awards. Having been snubbed for the grand prize at the Baeksangs, I’m praying this’ll be the night he is properly honoured for his talents. I did download the complete ceremony but MBC’s being slow with updating the clips so some videos are missing 🙂 In the meantime I’ll post translations of all the speeches.
EDIT: JISUNG WON THE DAESANG PEOPLE!
The hosts for the night Shin Dongyup and actress Lee Sungkyung (who did an opening song and dance for the ceremony) did start off by telling winners to try and make their speeches as brief as possible due to this being a live broadcast and not wanting to run over time, which I thought was a pretty poor move to make that chances are that you’ll forget someone if you speed through things but there you go! Continue reading “MBC Drama Awards 2015 (and JISUNG, Hwang Jungeum and Park Seojoon!)”
AT LAST! I found School 2015 quite disappointing. Kim Sohyun was wasted in both roles, and the scriptwriter kept pushing tepid Han Yi An in our faces when the much more magnetic Gong Taekwang commanded the screen with an effortless mixture of mischief, deep hurt, and teen rebellion that actually makes sense (that father though). He made the perfect foil for Lee Eunbi, always encouraging her to make her decision (see moment when Han Yian bursts into classroom and covers up for Eunbi while Gong Taekwang merely asks her to make what decision she believes is right). Eunbi always seemed to take two steps back wherever Han Yi An was considered (which drove me nuts) and always seemed way more at ease around Sungjae. The chemistry was just so much stronger on that end that I utterly gave up when strong, feisty (even if harsh and foolish) Eunbyul was randomly thrown aside by Han Yian. Though truth be told, I didn’t like Eunbyul all that much either (at least she had a spine though!) I could go on and on about how well that show could have been done (and the colossal waste of Lee Pilmo) but what does that matter when we’ve a pictorial like this?
What with the recent trend of costars reuniting in dramas, with some even doing two dramas in a row together (I’m love at you three, Ji Sung, Hwang Jungeum, and Park Soejoon *squeels*) I’m hoping that Kim Sohyun and Sungjae get a second chance at a much better romance than their first